AECOM Electrical Electronic System Specialist / Fire Alarm System Mechanic in Bethesda, Maryland
Requisition/Vacancy No. 147544BR
Position Title Electrical Electronic System Specialist / Fire Alarm System Mechanic
Job Category Maintenance
Business Line Government
Country United States of America
State/Province/Region USA - Maryland
Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
About the Business Line
AECOM’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM’s Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.
AECOM is seeking an Electrical Electronic System Specialist (EESS/Fire Alarm System Mechanic).
Primary responsibilities include:
Inspect, repair, replace, install, adjust, maintain, and make necessary tests on all fire alarm system equipment
Record readings and equipment, and perform minor maintenance on UPS systems
Work from prints, diagrams, specification, and instructions covering emergency and scheduled repairs; as well as installation, testing, and inspection of work to be done on electrical systems
Analyze, troubleshoot, modify, install, and repair electrical equipment and circuits using prints, diagrams, and test instruments
Test, inspect, clean, repair, dismantle, adjust, replace, assemble, maintain, lubricate and install all manual or automatic AC and DC systems, electrical equipment, transformers, switchgear, control panels, regulators, and various other electrical apparatus which include any and all fire alarm equipment
Prepare and maintain records and reports on electrical equipment, as required for maintenance programs on the basis of all information obtained through tests and preventive maintenance procedures and take corrective action, as required
Perform protective inspections during facility additions or repairs so as to insure safe and continuous operation of utilities equipment, as required
Test, calibrate, and maintain protective devices on systems
Operate machines and power tools, erect scaffolds, perform rigging, and operate motor vehicles, as required
Install conduit, piping, wiring, and apparatus for maintenance of equipment and/or substitution of existing equipment with new or old apparatus
Observe all safety rules and regulations
Responsible for submitting a material list to the Management/Lead for ordering
Notify main building control office when work being performed may impact building operations.
Perform other job related duties, as required
Supervise other repair personnel, as required
Be able to update drawings and prints
Be able to operate and test transfer switches and small generators
Be able to operate computers
Be able to install and test data and fiber optic lines
Test fire alarm systems
Troubleshoot electrical switch gear and electrical circuits
Perform other job related duties as assigned.
Observe all safety, practices, directives, and use proper PPE as required.
Inspects, tests, maintains and repairs installed fire alarm detection and suppression systems in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications and National Fire Protection Association standards
Inspects fire alarm equipment visually and replaces defective components
Tests initiating and signal circuits, detectors, and system transmitter and makes needed repairs
Checks pressure gauges on suppression system storage containers and recharges or replaces containers
Active Top Secret SCI Clearance with a willingness to be submitted for higher level government clearances to include a government polygraph
Journeyman electrician license
High school, technical school, apprenticeship, trade school graduate or equivalent required
Eight years experience in the electrical trade in maintenance and/or construction
Ability to obtain the Maryland Montgomery County Fire Alarm License
Possess a strong background in industrial and commercial electrical apparatus and control circuitry maintenance
Possess a strong background in low voltage switch gear
Must be thoroughly familiar with electrical maintenance or equipment
Must be able to physically lift, carry, push, and/or pull up to 50 lbs
Ability to climb, crawl, bend, and/or sit in cramped or uncomfortable places and positions
Ability to comprehend written and oral instructions
A willingness to work rotational shift if necessary, including days, evenings, and nights, as well as overtime, weekends, and holidays, as required
Must have valid Driver’s license
Master electrician license
Ability to write correspondence
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.
AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.